Ways to Help Your Remote Employees during a Crisis

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With many Americans now working from home, employers are faced with new challenges, helping to support their staff as they adapt to this unusual situation. As the COVID-19 crisis grows, more employees could find themselves struggling to adjust. They could have financial struggles as family members lose jobs or even mental health concerns as the […]

Top 5 Things to Do at SHRM

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When you ask folks about their favorite time of year, you probably expect to hear things like the holiday season, summer, or Halloween. But if you’re asking someone in Human Resources, you might be surprised to hear them say “SHRM season!” There’s good reason for that. In less than a week, HR professionals from all […]

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5 Ways Hiring Seasoned Employees Spices Up Your Workplace

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There’s a lot of literature out there concerning diversity and the consequences of bias in hiring. There’s a good reason for that of course; minority groups are disproportionately affected by bias of all types, but bias isn’t limited to minority groups. The amount of articles telling folks how to job-hunt and combat age-bias after 50 […]

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The Thank You Note that Launched a Thousand Tweets

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Earlier this month, Business Insider published an article that caused quite a stir on Twitter and left a lot of people scratching their heads. You probably already know the one I’m talking about. It’s the one where a hiring professional stated that if a candidate doesn’t send a thank you note after the interview, that […]

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Tidying Up Your Screening Program

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We recently caught up on the Netflix hit show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, based on the bestselling book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and once we finished organizing our houses (and offices, cars, and coworkers’ offices), we got to thinking about other ways the KonMari method can be applied. If decluttering our homes […]